Californians Fight Surprise Medical Bills From Out-of-Network PhysiciansA growing number of Californians are getting clobbered by surprise medical bills from doctors they don't know and have never even met.
Theranos Voids Years Of Blood Test Results Taken By Edison MachinePalo Alto based medical-lab technology-company Theranos says it has voided two years of results from its proprietary blood testing machines.
CDC Declares Small Pet Turtles A Health HazardA multi-state Salmonella outbreak dating back to January 2015 including 26 cases in California have been linked to the handling of small turtles, mostly by children.
100-Year-Old Hayward Man Swears Doughnuts Are Secret To LongevityWhile some people chow down on kale to stay fit, a Hayward man celebrating his 100th birthday Thursday says the real secret to staying young is actually doughnuts.
Increased Diet Soda Consumption During Pregnancy Could Lead To Overweight Children, Study FindsNew research has found women who drink diet soda during pregnancy are more likely to have overweight children.
Best Mother's Day Spa Deals In the Bay AreaMother's Day offers the perfect opportunity to thank hard-working moms by treating them to a day at the spa. Here are five of the best day spa deals around the Bay perfect for a little Mother's Day indulgence.
Sonoma County Resident Diagnosed With Zika VirusA Sonoma County resident contracted the county's first case of Zika virus while traveling in Central America, health officials announced Thursday.
Big Snack Companies Making Smaller Portions, Adding Warnings To Hold Onto ConsumersBig snack food companies are encouraging consumers to eat less, but the shift in strategy could be more about brand preservation than consumer health.
Oakland Set For Fast Food InfluxOakland has been fighting to become healthier in recent months, but it looks as though several fast food companies are looking to make the move to the town.
Dangerous Levels Of Lead, Cadmium In Popular Chocolate Brands, Watchdog Group AllegesAs parents get ready to fill their children’s Easter baskets, a Bay Area group is raising questions about the levels of dangerous heavy metals in some popular name brand chocolates.
UCSF, San Diego Researchers Challenging Status Quo On Cancer TreatmentsUCSF and UC San Diego researchers have launched a cancer cell map initiative to bridge gaps in the medical field.
Apple, IBM Team Up To Learn More About Sleep's Link To HealthApple and IBM are teaming up to learn as much as they can about sleep.